April 18, 2017 Comments(0) Doodle Diary

    Generations for Labradoodles & Goldendoodles

    A quick lesson on the generations of Goldendoodles and Labradoodles.

    First Generations: F1

    • F1 is a puppy from a Labrador Retriever and a Poodle or a Golden Retriever and a Poodle.
    • A Labrador breeds with a Poodle.
    • A Golden Retriever breeds with a Poodle


    • F1B is a puppy with a from a F1 and or a Multigenerational parent and a Poodle parent.
    • Breeding a F1 Labradoodle to a Poodle
    • Breeding a F1 Goldendoodle to a Poodle


    • F3 is produced by crossing the F1B or F2 Doodle with another F1B or F2 Doodle.

    More Definitions

    Multigenerational is a puppy with parents from either Labradoodles or Goldendoodles with 3 or more documented generations.

    A multigenerational Australian Labradoodle is a puppy with both parents who are Australian Labradoodles.

    Size Categories

    • Miniature: The average size for a Miniature Labradoodle is between 14 to 17 inches and 15 to 30 pounds.
    • Medium: The Medium Labradoodle should be 18 to 20 inches high for a male and 17 to 21 inches high for a female, with both weighing from 30 to 45 pounds.
    • Standard: The Standard Labradoodle should be 22 to 24 inches in height for a male and 21 to 26 inches in height for a female, while both can range in weight from 45 to 65 pounds.